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The J-1 Exchange Visitor Program has several categories and each category serves different purposes.
At ASU, J-1 students can be enrolled in a degree seeking program (Bachelor, Master, Doctorate) or be a non-degree seeking student (ASU Study Abroad).
Other J-1 categories are considered J-1 Scholars.
J-1 students at ASU must adhere to the following regulations:
- Receives government funding (U.S. Government, Home Country Government, Third-Country Government).
- Students’ country is on the U.S. Government Skills List.
J-1 students (Bachelor, Master, and Doctorate) are required to receive permission from their J-1 Sponsor Program prior to working on or off-campus. Most J-1 Sponsor Programs also require J-1 students to submit required documents to the sponsor. Some documents may require the academic department to complete the form.
J-1 exchange students in the U.S. through ASU Study Abroad Office are required to receive permission from ASU Study Abroad Office prior to working on-campus.
New or transfer J-1 students must complete mandatory SEVIS check-in when they arrive. To check-in they must:
Students must be enrolled full-time each semester and maintain full-time enrollment for the entire semester. New or transfer students starting in summer must meet the first semester in summer full-time enrollment requirement.
Part-time enrollment needs ISSC approval and is permitted only for the following academic and medical reasons:
Sponsored students may be subject to specific enrollment requirements from their sponsors.
Students must keep documents valid for the duration of their time in the U.S.
Students must obtain proper employment permission: